Citizens crave for credible elections

Dozens of Liberians in the provisional town of Tubmanburg in Bomi County, western Liberia are calling on the National Elections Commission (NEC) to ensure free, fair, and transparent elections scheduled for October this year.


They made the call recently in Sass Town during an interview with The New Dawn. The citizens, including youth and chiefs, stress that for peace and stability to be maintained in the country, the NEC should do all within its means to ensure that the process leading to the October elections is very credible to avoid confusion.

hey also emphasize that Liberians are tired of going in exile simply of disputed polls.According to them, all Liberians, including political actors are under obligation to ensure that they talk to their followers not to engage in violence during and after the electoral process.

The citizens’ call comes barely two months to the October Presidential and Representative polls which will see a new government coming to office.They stress that the international community must put in place measures that would prevent acts of violence during the polls, adding that any candidate that promote violence during the elections should be arrested and prosecuted for endangering the peace and security of the country.

The citizens admonished youth of the county not are deceived by so-called politicians, whose real intent is to use them to create trouble in the land if they are not successful in these elections.

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